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BSA comments on the announcement on cladding

BSA comments on the announcement on cladding by the Secretary of State for DLUHC, The Right Hon Michael Gove MP

  • Date: 10 January 2022
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BSA comments on the increase in the Bank Rate to 0.25%

The Bank Rate increases from 0.1% to 0.25%

  • Date: 16 December 2021
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First-time buyers underestimate the intergenerational support available to them

December Property Tracker reveals majority of people think older family members should offer financial assistance to help their children or grandchildren buy their first home if they can. 

  • Date: 14 December 2021
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BSA responds to the Financial Stability Report – December 2021

BSA's comment on the FPC's announcement

  • Date: 13 December 2021
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3rd Party Release: UK Finance launches updated Financial Abuse Code

UK Finance launches updated Financial Abuse Code.  

  • Date: 10 December 2021
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Lenders announce moratorium on possessions over Christmas

Mortgage lenders have today announced a voluntary moratorium on possessions from Monday 13 December until Tuesday 4 January 2022.

  • Date: 09 December 2021
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FCA Mortgage Prisoner Review

The FCA has published its Mortgage Prisoner Review and HM Treasury has laid it before Parliament.  The BSA's Head of Mortgages and Housing, Paul Broadhead,comments.

  • Date: 29 November 2021
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Building societies report growth in mortgage lending and savings balances

Figures released today from the BSA for Q3 2021 show continued momentum in the housing market, with gross lending by building societies up 22% compared to the same period in 2020.

  • Date: 22 November 2021
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BSA comments on MPC decision and November Monetary Policy Review

BSA comments on the MPC decision

  • Date: 04 November 2021
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Cash ISA Transfer Performance

Cash ISA Transfer performance Q3 2021 

  • Date: 29 October 2021
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Heat and Buildings Strategy

In commenting on the Government's Heat and Building Strategy, the BSA trusts that the Government will tread carefully to avoid unintended consequences which could generate harm to individuals, mortgage providers and the economy.  In particular the suggestion that they could make it mandatory for mortgage lenders to have an average EPC C rating across all of the properties in their mortgage book by 2030.  With 60% of all homes currently above EPC C it will take time to shift the dial and society requires a just transition, not a two tier market.  See the full comment.

  • Date: 21 October 2021
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